Application Process & Criteria
OHCF awards scholarships each year to individuals from a variety of disciplines related to the long term care profession, senior housing, gerontology and older adult services. Consideration is given to individuals who are exploring these fields as a possible career choice as well as those currently working in the profession who desire further certification, licensure, or a degree.
There are two main types of Scholarships available through the OHCF Scholarship Program. Utilize the links below to download the appropriate form to submit for the scholarship you are interested in. Note: You will need Adobe Reader to access this fill-able PDF form which allows you to type in your responses directly on the form and save the file to continue later for a convenient way to submit all necessary documents. Click here to download the latest version of Adobe Reader
For those scholarships showing the deadline has already passed, the next round of scholarship applications will be due in the Spring of 2014. Check back for updated applications.
General Studies Scholarships
These $500 scholarships are awarded in two cycles (Spring and Fall) each year to those pursuing further education in any field related to long term care.
General Studies Application - Deadline for Submission is May 16, 2014 (4 to be awarded)
Disciplinary Studies Scholarships
These are available in varying amounts and are awarded annually to individuals based on specific requirements or emphasis as specified in the scholarship criteria. These could include specific fields, such as nursing or social services, a particular quality or skill to be developed, such as leadership or innovative programming, or restricted to geographic areas. Criteria for these scholarships are established by the donors who have made these awards possible through their generous commitments.
- Wendell White Scholarship: Candidates must have attained a management position within long term care and have the potential for advancement into greater leadership roles and executive positions. Award Amount $5,000
Wendell White Application - Deadline for Submission is May 16, 2014
- Margaret Murphy Carley Scholarship For Nursing Education: Candidates must be a certified nursing assistant currently working in the field of long term care and seeking an LPN, RN, or advanced nursing degree. Also, candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to quality in their work and a desire to advance their career in the long term care profession. Award Amount $2,000
Margaret Murphy Carley Application - Deadline for Submission is May 16, 2014
- Pinnacle Quality Insight Scholarship: Candidates must be currently working in the field of long term care with a desire to gain additional education to advance their long term care career.
Pinnacle Quality Insight Application - Deadline for Submission has Passed
- BJ Treglown Scholarship for Registered Nursing Education:Candidates must be a CNA, CMA or LPN and currently employed in long term care with a minimum of three years of experience, and seeking an RN with the end goal of career advancement in the long term care profession.
BJ Treglown Scholarship Application – Deadline for Submission has Passed
Selection of scholarship recipients will be made by a committee of the Foundation Board and candidates shall be notified in writing.